Report on Toronto’s Living Wage for 2015

Posted on 10. Apr, 2015 by .

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The last time Toronto’s living wage was calculated was in 2008. Since then, the cost of childcare has gone up by 30%, public transit by 36% and rent by 13%. New report by Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) provides an update of Toronto’s living wage calculation for 2015. The report, entitled “Making Ends Meet”, suggests that […]

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Announcing the Winner of the Social Planning Toronto 2015 Frances Lankin Community Service Awards!

Posted on 08. Apr, 2015 by .

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Social Planning Toronto is pleased to announce that the Frances Lankin Community Service Awards for 2015 will be presented to Heather McGregor Heather McGregor Heather has been the guiding force behind Toronto’s largest multi-service organization for women and girls. Since assuming the helm in 1995, Heather has led the YWCA toward dramatic, broadly-based growth. Under […]

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April 10: A Community Strategy Meeting on Toronto’s Poverty Reduction Plan

Posted on 01. Apr, 2015 by .

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A Community Strategy Meeting on Toronto’s Poverty Reduction Plan Friday, April 10, 2015. From 9:30 am – 12 p.m. Children’s Aid Society of Toronto, 30 Isabella Street, 7th floor auditorium (East of Yonge, 3 blocks south of Bloor) Please RSVP to Israt Ahmed at iahmed@socialplanningtoronto.org or (416) 351-0095, Ext 250 by Wednesday, April 8 to […]

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Register Today! Newcomer Youth Recreation Conference: April 23

Posted on 01. Apr, 2015 by .

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  Meaningful recreation opportunities are vital to newcomer youth. They enhance social inclusion and facilitate the settlement process. This conference will identify barriers and solutions as well as innovative practices to engage newcomer youth in meaningful recreation in the City of Toronto. Target: Frontline youth and settlement workers, policy makers and funders working in the field […]

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